An equal world is an enabled world. How will you help forge a gender equal world?
Celebrate women's achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.
IWD 2020 sees a number of MISSIONS to help forge a gender equal world.
Celebrating women's achievements and increasing visibility, while calling out inequality, is key.
Champion women forging tech innovation
Applaude equality for women athletes
Forge inclusive workplaces so women thrive
Support women to earn on their own terms
Empower women through health education
Increase visibility for women creatives
Collective action and shared ownership for driving gender parity is what makes International Women's Day successful.
Gloria Steinem, world-renowned feminist, journalist and activist
"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care
about human rights." So make International Women's Day your day and do what you can to truly make a positive difference for
International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The
day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality.
International Women's Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people.
Today, IWD belongs to all groups collectively everywhere. IWD is not country, group or organization specific.
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